RRS Shackleton S2/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierS2/75
Cruise period1975-02-19 — 1975-03-05
Port of departureDurban, South Africa
Port of returnVictoria, Seychelles
ObjectivesCurrent meter moorings and hydrographic section between Madagascar and Seychelles
Chief scientistJohn C Swallow (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton S2/75 cruise report shackleton2_75.pdf (0.29 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIndian Ocean
Mozambique Channel (Indian Ocean)
Track chartsRRS Shackleton S2/75 cruise track — trk1640.html
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 13
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 12
Current metersQuantity: 2
Currents measured from ship driftDescription: continuous
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 6
Single-beam echosoundingDescription: continuous